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Prince of Wales Island

Small, friendly towns where people live close to the land and the sea
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Outdoor Activities Abound

One Island: Many Adventures

Did you ever think you need to get out more? Do it in a place that has so much more out to get! Opportunities to experience the great outdoors are almost unlimited on Prince Of Wales Island. You can also explore the human presence, from ancient native stone carvings to remnants of the logging and mining industries. Along with some of the best fishing in some of the cleanest waters on the planet. 

Scenic Byways

Scenic Byways aren't just for motorist. Bring your bikes and get close to the spectacular scenery on the several hundred miles of paved roads.

Have A Cave Day

Walk the Beaver Falls karst landscape interpretative trail in old growth forest, then follow a guide into El Capitan Cave - the largest known cave in Alaska. 

long days on the water

Whether you're into fishing, whale watching, wildlife viewing, kayaking, or all of the above, there are plenty of opportunities to get out on the water. 

Economy & Resources

Fish, timber, visitors and minerals are fundamental to the island. 
The service sector flourishes in areas from charters to lodging.
Prince of Wales Island oysters are world class delicacies.
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Native Arts & CultureS

First peoples presence reflect in community, lifestyle and artistry.
Alaska Natives on the island share Tlingit and Haida cultures.
Klawock Totem Park displays 21 restored and replicated poles.
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Local Artisans

POW Island is home to talented people inspired by natural beauty.
Where writers, musicians, dancers, artisans and carvers thrive.
Local events celebrating artisans are scheduled throughout the year.
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Island Events

KTN First City Rotary Social

Wednesday, August 04 2021, 5:15 pm at KTN Bar Harbor Ale House

Do you get hangry around 5 pm?  Crave some good charcuterie, and maybe a soda or brew?  Join us at Bar Harbor Ale House next Wednesday for a totally fun social!  $15 per person, no host bar. (Seriously, the charcuterie is to die for.)  Tons of food, and we appreciate the Bar Harbor closing down for our private event.  So,  bring friends! Everyone is welcome.

Hála Café Soft Opening

Thursday, August 05 2021, 2:00 pm at Hála Café Hydaburg, Alaska

We will be serving a limited menu with both dine in and pick up available.

Community Connections Board Meeting

Thursday, August 05 2021, 5:30 pm at Via zoom link

Community Connections Board Meeting

Craig City Council Meeting

Thursday, August 05 2021, 6:30 pm at Craig City Council Chambers

Regular Craig City Council Meeting

Annual “By The Sea” Arts & Seafood Festival

Friday, August 13 2021, at Coffman Cove, Alaska

Welcome to “By The Sea” Arts & Seafood Festival located in beautiful Coffman Cove, Alaska.  Our mission is to celebrate our marine-based lifestyle; to bring together gifted vendors and performers with local and visiting patrons; to provide consumers an ever-expanding opportunity to buy wholesome, local foods and hand crafted products at our authentic seaside fair and to foster a dynamic culture of personal growth and well being throughout our communities.

POW Chamber's Board Meeting

Friday, August 13 2021, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, at Craig City Council Chambers

If you would like to be placed on the Agenda or attend the POW Chamber of Commerce's regular Board meeting, please call the office at 907-755-2626 or email [email protected]

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